Trump Signs 'America-First' Healthcare Order
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From the LeftTrump unveils health care vision, but offers little detail
President Trump outlined his ambitions for health care policy in a North Carolina speech Thursday, promising "the highest standard of care anywhere in the world," before signing an executive order guaranteeing protections for pre-existing conditions and then pledging to ban surprise medical bills.
Reality check: The only reason that pre-existing conditions protections are at risk is because a Trump-backed lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act is pending before the Supreme Court. Trump's executive order offers few details, and executive orders in and of themselves don't change policy. The order "simply...
From the LeftPresident Trump Finally Laid Out His Healthcare Plan. It Doesn’t Do Anything.
President Donald Trump will declare Thursday that it is “the policy of the United States” to protect people with preexisting conditions, while also suing to toss out current preexisting condition protections.
Trump plans to sign an executive order in North Carolina laying out the policy, according to White House officials. But even they concede it will have no legal effect.
From the RightPresident Trump Rolls Out 'America First' Healthcare Plan Aimed at Protecting Preexisting Conditions
President Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at reforming the healthcare system; the measures include expanding choice, lowering prescription drug prices, protecting coverage for preexisting conditions and ending “surprise billing.” The president rolled out his “America First Healthcare Plan” as the administration hopes that the Supreme Court will rule the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a hallmark of the previous administration, unconstitutional.